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Judge Nixes OJ Retrial

Las Vegas justice rejects defense claims that jury foreman was racist

(Newser) - OJ Simpson won’t get a retrial in his Las Vegas robbery conviction, despite challenges raised by his attorneys, AP reports, with the presiding judge telling Simpson’s lawyers to take matters up with state appellate court. A lawyer for Simpson’s co-defendant today accused the jury foreman of racism,... More »

OJ Seeks New Trial

Lawyers cite errors, possible racial prejudice in filing for appeal

(Newser) - OJ Simpson's lawyers have given seven reasons why he should get a new trial in their motion seeking an appeal, reports the Las Vegas Sun. They cite judicial errors and insufficient evidence in Simpson's conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping, and argue that his rights may have been violated when... More »

Simpson Facing 'Very Hard Years' in Prison

(Newser) - Don't expect a miracle legal rescue to set OJ Simpson free anytime soon, writes Richard Abowitz in the Los Angeles Times. Simpson will be imprisoned until his December sentencing—the judge didn't have to do that but chose to anyway—then sent into the Nevada prison system. His appeal probably... More »

OJ Will Appeal Conviction

Lawyer: Appeal is "only hope" after Simpson found guilty on all counts

(Newser) - OJ Simpson’s lawyer has said that “you would have to be living on another planet” to not anticipate his client’s guilty verdict, reports the Las Vegas Sun. Simpson was found guilty on all 12 counts of armed robbery, kidnapping and other charges late last night and could... More »

Simpson Guilty on All Counts, Faces Life Sentence

(Newser) - Thirteen years to the day after being acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, OJ SImpson was found guilty late last night in Las Vegas of all counts in the 2007 robbery of two sports-memorabilia dealers. The disgraced NFL great faces life when he is sentenced Dec. 5. Simpson, 61, sighed as... More »

OJ Pleads Not Guilty; Trial Set

Trial on 12 felony charges set to begin in April

(Newser) - OJ Simpson pleaded not guilty today to 12 felony charges that could land him in jail for life, CNN reports. The Juice and two co-defendants will go on trial April 7 on charges relating to a September incident in which they're alleged to have broken into a Las Vegas hotel... More »

3rd Defendant in OJ Robbery Case Cops Plea

Alleged accomplice will testify Simpson asked him to bring 2 guns

(Newser) - A third man accused in the OJ Simpson robbery case agreed today to plead guilty to reduced charges and testify against Simpson and two others. Michael McClinton says he brought two guns to a Las Vegas hotel room at the Juice's request and acted like a cop while wielding one.... More »

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